Why OSHA Compliance Matters In the 1970’s, OSHA established permissible exposure limits (PELs) in regards to chemical safety regulations. As time has gone on, information has evolved on chemical exposure risks that has caused OSHA to adapt their safety regulations. The OSHA Hazard Communication standard 1910.1200 sets forth a regulation that provides employees with the…… Continue reading Why Compliance Matters – Saving Lives, Preventing Accidents, & Protecting Employees.
HCL will dive into the FMCSA 49 CFR subpart E Part 172 about labeling and marking regulations when shipping hazardous materials. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has set forth a series of strict shipping and marking regulations that transporters must comply with. To put it simply, any person that is transporting hazardous materials must ensure…… Continue reading Department of Transportation (DOT) Labeling Regulations
All hazardous waste needs to be properly labeled. There are certain requirements set by both the DOT and the EPA for the marking of hazardous waste containers before and during shipment. Generators of hazardous waste may keep hazardous waste on site as long as they follow the rules in 40 CFR part 262, subpart C (1).…… Continue reading Labeling Hazardous Waste